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February 18, 2018

I have had a few dreams this past week, including last night, where I am late for the Iditarod start.  I realize that the race is starting, and I need to get there, and whoever is driving me is going too slow or isn’t available.  When I sling shot awake in my bed, my h...

January 24, 2018

I have a confession. More of an admittance of a bad habit, really.  I need to fall asleep with some sort of background noise.  Movie, podcast, music, something that can lull me to sleep like a bed time story.  It’s really not an addiction, if I don’t have the option av...

December 12, 2017

Snow, as listed at the very top of our Christmas list, is incredibly valuable right now. It's rarity is what swells the value, and the little bit that we have left has phase changed into ice. Not good for running dogs! This is however a good time to tackle projects suc...

October 31, 2017

I had a dream journal pop into my life about a week ago, with directions to catalog all of my overnight visions.  I do a lot of dreaming, more than average I expect, but as we all know it can be pretty dang hard to remember what went down.  Writing it down, as soon as...

October 5, 2017

On my way out of Eureka yesterday, driving slowly to scan for dog teams and potholes, I came up on someone driving an ATV.  It was Rick Swenson, the five time Iditarod winner.  I stopped and rolled my window down as he turned off his machine, and I said, "Hey man, how...

July 19, 2017

The Norris Glacier, home of dog world, aka Alaska Heli-Mush camp, is one of most stunningly beautiful locations on planet earth.  It is the summer-long home of 200 energetic Alaskan huskies and about 10 humans at a time, where we give dog mushing tours to gobs of cruis...

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